Offshore Maintenance News


Bluewater Taps Royston for FPSO Engine Overhaul

Feb 04, 2021

FPSO operator Bluewater Services signed a framework agreement with marine engineering and maintenance firm Royston for engine overhaul, repair, and associated services on two of its FPSOs.Under the agreement, Royston will carry out planned engine…

Sparrows in Five-year Contract Renewal for UKCS Work

Feb 03, 2021

Offshore services company Sparrows Group has said it has won a five-year contract renewal with a UKCS operator, to continue supporting its production across two assets, as well as its decommissioning program across three other fields in the North Sea…

Offshore Equipment Hydraulic Maintenance Tip-of-the-Day: Oil Temperature

Oct 23, 2020

Tip #4: Oil Temperature - Assume that 'running hot' is normalDuring warm summer months, with reasonable certainty, high machine temperatures will follow. This is especially true if using air oil heat exchangers. Dismissing this expectation may allow operators to prevent down time…

Norway: CSS Buys Isotek

Jun 08, 2020

Norway's subsea pipeline repair and tie-in solutions provider Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS) has completed the acquisition fo Isotek Oil and Gas for an undisclosed fee.CSS said the purchase would bring Isotek’s remote welding technology to…

Petrofac in Iraq Contract Extension

May 29, 2020

UK oilfield services company Petrofac has secured a further six-month contract extension with Basra Oil Company (BOC) for its Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP).The contract extension was awarded to Petrofac's Engineering & Production…

Unity Nets 3-Year Offshore Maintenance Deal with Spirit Energy

Mar 18, 2020

Offshore well integrity company Unity has signed a contract to maintain wellhead equipment across Spirit Energy's twelve offshore platforms.The platforms are located in the East Irish Sea, Southern North Sea and the Dutch sector of the North Sea…

CPOC Taps Dayang for Offshore Modification Works

Feb 04, 2020

Malaysian offshore services company Dayang Enterprise has won a contract to provide modification works at CARIGALI-PTTEPI OPERATING COMPANY's (CPOC) offshore blocks.Dayang said on Tuesday that the contract was for modification works for Block B-17 & C-19 and B-17-01…

Connector Subsea Solutions Acquires MORGRIP

Sep 16, 2019

Connector Subsea Solutions (CSS), headquartered in Bergen, Norway, said it has signed an agreement to acquire Hydratight’s MORGRIP Connector business in Walsall, UK.The MORGRIP Connector business will become an integral part of CSS’ extensive…

ClampOn: Ultrasonic Intelligent Sensors

Sep 13, 2019

ClampOn provides non-invasive ultrasonic sensors for sand and particle monitoring, pig detection, corrosion-erosion monitoring, leak monitoring and vibration monitoring.

North Sea Fields Shut for Pipeline Repairs

May 16, 2019

Production at oilfields that feed into North Sea crude grade Flotta Gold has been shut down due to repairs on the main pipeline to the export terminal in Scotland, a spokesman for the terminal operator said.'We are carrying out repairs to a…

Pipelayer Blast Injures 14

May 09, 2019

An explosion has struck an oil-industry vessel in the Caspian Sea, injuring 14 people, the ship's operator, Italian engineering firm Saipem, said on Thursday.The ship, the Israfil Huseynov, was involved in maintenance work linked to the Shah Deniz II project…

Petrobras Halts P-25 Platform Due to Pipeline Leak

Apr 23, 2019

Brazil's state-run oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Monday it had halted production at its P-25 platform in the Albacora offshore field, after detecting a leak in a pipeline.The leak was detected on Monday around dawn and had spilled 941 liters…

Ineos to Upgrade Forties Pipeline

Mar 04, 2019

Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe's petrochemicals company Ineos said on Wednesday it would spend 1 billion pounds ($1.33 billion) on UK energy assets, including the Forties pipeline, which carries almost half of Britain's oil and gas from the North Sea…

Mongstad Leak Suggests Corrosion, Inspection Need More Cash

Dec 11, 2018

If your outfit is all about leak detection, then you might want to call Norwegian energy company Equinor.The Stavanger-based outfit faces a reported 650,000 manhours and a $60-million bill this year and next for corrective work on pipes and valves at its 40-year-old Mongstad refinery alone…

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